Deborah Gyapong, Canadian Catholic News

Deborah Gyapong, Canadian Catholic News

Deborah Waters Gyapong has been a journalist and novelist for more than 20 years. She has worked in print, radio and television, including 12 years as a producer for CBC TV's news and current affairs programming. She currently covers religion and politics primarily for Catholic and Evangelical newspapers.

OTTAWA –Fr. Guy Chapdelaine was honoured with a bump in rank, but it is Canada’s military chaplaincy that received the real promotion, said Canada’s newest Major General.
OTTAWA – The pro-life movement in North America is targeting young people on university campuses because so is the abortion industry say campus pro-life activists.

OTTAWA – Obianuju Ekeocha, Catholic founder of Culture of Life Africa, wants Canadians to stop funding feminist ideological colonization she says will devastate African societies.

OTTAWA – A significant relic of St. Francis Xavier is coming to Canada for a month-long, 14-city pilgrimage beginning with Catholic Christian Outreach’s (CCO) Rise Up conference in Ottawa Dec. 28-Jan. 1.
OTTAWA – After an “avalanche” of letters and testimony from faith leaders, the Justice Committee has amended Bill C-51 to keep protections for religious leaders and worship services.
OTTAWA – Governor General Julie Payette should apologize to Canadians for denigrating religious faith during a speech in Ottawa, says the Catholic Civil Rights League.
Canada’s bishops have joined 65 other faith leaders to urge the federal government to rethink legislation that would eliminate laws that make it an offence to disrupt a religious service.
OTTAWA – Parliament would be sending a “disturbing message” to Canada’s religious community if it eliminates a law that currently makes it an offence to disrupt a religious service, Cardinal Thomas Collins told a parliamentary committee.
OTTAWA – While some progress has been made combating human trafficking in Canada more needs to be done, especially in educating the public, says former MP Joy Smith.
OTTAWA – If the government is going to confront anti-Muslim hatred it should also address hatred against other religious groups and minorities, said Canada’s former Ambassador of Religious Freedom.